Injured Dos Anjos apologizes for UFC pullout: 'Accidents happen' | Inquirer Sports

Injured Dos Anjos apologizes for UFC pullout: ‘Accidents happen’

By: - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ
/ 06:07 PM February 24, 2016

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos apologized to his fans and the UFC for pulling out of his championship fight with Conor McGregor due to a broken foot.

Dos Anjos was scheduled to defend his title against McGregor on March 5 in Las Vegas but had to cancel after sustaining an injury during a sparring session.


“Sorry to all my real fans and @ufc, I never cancel any fight due to injury but accidents happen #Jesus #truechampion,” the 31-year-old Brazilian posted on his Twitter account.

His apology came with a photo of his broken left foot.


Rafael Dos Anjos' broken foot.

Rafael Dos Anjos’ broken foot.

McGregor will now fight last minute-replacement Nate Diaz, the league announced Wednesday.

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